uMuntu Ngumuntu Ngabantu
People are People through People
Sonja Kruse set off on a countrywide journey with little more than a backpack, camera, phone and R100 to prove that the spirit of uBuntu in South Africa is alive.
In October 2009 she quit her job, gave her car away and left the familiar behind to embark on a year-long journey around her country. She became known as the uBuntu Girl.
It was to be a journey of discovery – discovery of the sincere hospitality offered by complete strangers and the uncovering of her own fears, apprehensions, preconceived ideas and, finally, changing perceptions.
This is her story, and the story of the amazing South Africans she met along the way…